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No pre-pack if relaunch is postponed

A surprising judgment – on how a company does not fall under the pre-pack regime and the new organisation does not have to take over the staff. Pre-pack = transfer …

Embassy Newsletter September 2017

In this newsletter we will discuss how to prevent problems when Dutch law will apply, for example in: Employment law Immunity Commercial contracts Read the newsletter Jan Dop, Head of …

Social media at work

Are you allowed to check what employees post on Twitter and Instagram? Can you impose rules on your personnel regarding the use of WhatsApp? How do you deal with social …

Employee handbook

What is an employee handbook? What is the point of it? What can be arranged by such a handbook? And how do you make sure that the employee handbook applies …

Embassy Newsletter June 2017

In this newsletter we will discuss how to prevent problems when Dutch law will apply, for example in: Employment law Real estate: zoning plan Commercial contracts Read the newsletter Jan …

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